Christians celebrate Pentecost to commemorate Jesus' early followers receiving the Holy Spirit as described in the second chapter of the biblical book of Acts. The first Pentecost occurred a few weeks after Jesus' resurr... More »

The first Pentecost feast took place 50 days after Passover. In the Old Testament, Pentecost celebrated God’s gift of the 10 commandments to Moses. In the New Testament, the Pentecostal feast took on new meaning as the c... More »

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According to the Bible and church history, at the Pentecost the 12 apostles and other Christians that were assembled in an upper room in Jerusalem received the Holy Spirit for the first time. This caused them to be able ... More »

Historically, the Pentecost is considered to be the birth date of the Christian church. Despite having a small number of followers prior to the Pentecost, it was on this day that the Apostles are said to have witnessed t... More »

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Acts 1:15 notes that there were approximately 120 people present in the Upper Room on the day of Pentecost. Jesus and his disciples accounted for a dozen with the rest being believers. According to the Bible, some of the... More »

The first Pentecost feast took place 50 days after Passover. In the Old Testament, Pentecost celebrated God’s gift of the 10 commandments to Moses. In the New Testament, the Pentecostal feast took on new meaning as the c... More »

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